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Jul 8, 2013 5:30pm EDT
have been pressuring them. washington,-- in the obama administration has not called this a coup. they are hoping there will be an accelerated move toward democracy. i'm sure this is good to hear, especially in light of what happened earlier today, which is been problematic generalsn some ways and people who supported them are saying this is really responding to the people that we want to be inclusive. on the other hand, a lot of things that have happened indicate theye need to send a message quickly. is it sayingood new elections need to be held when the results of the last elections were not respected? >> good question. i think part of the problem last time was we did not have, prior to the elections that led to but the parliament and the president, they did not have a new constitution. some of the people in this coalition -- mohamed al bharati who is central, that they needed to see new constitution first. that is not a small issue. about basic and fundamental rights. >> it is about basic and fundamental rights. what is common in this coalition -- they oppose morsi. based know what
PBS
Jul 8, 2013 6:00pm EDT
what it's going to do. and thus far it hasn't made one. the obama administration is trying to split the difference. >> ifill: is there a good choice to be made. >> there isn't a good choice. i think the administration has made a mistake over time by not focusing on first principles about democracy, equal application of the law, tolerance, accountability. and had they done that, they would be in a much better position than they are. >> ifill: what it sounds like they're doing today, they're talking about governance, democratic governance rather than an individual. >> but of course when they had the opportunity while morsi was undertaking authoritarian moves him sem, they were quite silent. >> ifill: who blinks first in this, mervat hatem? >> good question. i don't know. i mean, i think if we're to save this transition from deteriorating into a civil war, then everybody needs to consciously agree to talk to each other and to sort of not head where this seems to be heading which is an escalating cycle of violence. the muslim brotherhood has its back to the wall. therefore, they are not goi
PBS
Jul 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
, the obama administration said it will maintain u.s. aid to egypt. and in a bid to bolster egypt's economy, saudi arabia and the united arab emirates announced today a total of $8 billion in assistance. >> ifill: still to come on the newshour: political intrigue in the lone star state; artists who are also entrepreneurs; the b.p. settlement dispute; the immigration debate goes to the house; and portraits of american nurses. but first, with the other news of the day, here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: democrats in congress issued a warning to house republicans today on immigration reform. they insisted they will not accept any bill unless it provides a path to citizenship for 11 million people living in the u.s. illegally. the bill that passed the senate last month does just that. but in the house, speaker john boehner said the senate measure is still weak on what he considers the most fundamental point. >> the first big step that you have to have is serious border security because without serious border security what you're going to end up with is the same thing we saw after
PBS
Jul 10, 2013 3:30am EDT
a housing market boom and bust. >> the obama administration says it will spend billions to keep struggling homeowners in their homes. >> moyers: american families had been hit by the greatest economic downturn since the great depression. >> we're raised to believe that each generation can and will do better than the last. but is that really true? >> moyers: we wanted to know what had happened to the two american families we knew. we found jackie stanley outside her church. how are you? >> the graduate! >> moyers: along with a grown-up keith, now 35. >> i never would have made it to college, never would have made it to college, without mom. >> moyers: but jackie quickly confided that when we called her to see about filming again, she almost said no. i was telling kathy i thought i was a failure. i really thought i was a failure because i didn't do it. we went backwards. >> moyers: she said that after suffering some health problems, she had quit doing real estate altogether, that her dream of having her own office had come to nothing, that she hadn't done enough to make it happen.
PBS
Jul 14, 2013 3:00pm EDT
stories began was about the fact that the obama administration is trying to criminalize investigative journalism by going through the emails and phone records of a.p. reporters, accusing a fox news journalist of the theory you just embraced, being a co-conspirator with felonies, in felonies for working with sources. if you want to embrace that theory, it means every investigative journalist in the united states who works with their sources, who receives classified information is a criminal. and it's precisely those theories and precisely that climate that has become so menacing in the united states. it's why "the new yorker's" jane mayer said investigative reporting has come to a "standstill," her word, as a result of the theories that you just referenced. >> well, the question of who's a journalist may be up to a debate with regard to what you're doing. and of course, anybody who's watching this understands i was asking a question, that question has been raised by lawmakers as well. i'm not embracing anything. but, obviously i take your point. >> the assumption of the question is tha
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